VDMA: record high for German robotics and automation turnover ¬– 12.2 billion Euros
21/06/16 Frankfurt – In 2015, the German robotics and automation sector reached a new record high of 12.2 billion euros – up by 7 percent compared to the previous year.
The future of work at AUTOMATICA 2016Rapid technological development and Industry 4.0 bring about significant changes to workplaces. Humans and machines are increasingly working hand in hand: for example in human-robot-collaboration or with smart assistance systems in manual assembly workstations.
We are convinced that workplaces are improving in quality, becoming more versatile and ergonomic. This is why we present the future of work as one of the focus topics of AUTOMATICA 2016:
Turnover record for German robotics and automation – up by 7 percent
01/06/16 In 2015, the German robotics and automation sector generated a new record turnover volume of € 12.2 billion. According to the AUTOMATICA Trend Index, eighty-one percent of automation managers in Germany expect that the use of robots in small- and medium-sized companies will increase substantially.
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Composites are considered to be the material of the future with a multitude of applications in the automotive, construction, aerospace and wind power industries. VDMA Robotics + Automation actively participates in the Forum Composite Technology, in order to push forward the development of manufacturing technology for the high-volume production of composites. This is done in an interdisciplinary cooperation with VDMA associations such as Textile Machinery, Plastics Machinery and Machine Tools.
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